Author Archives: Melanie Christner NTP, CGP

About Melanie Christner NTP, CGP

I am a Nutritional Therapist & GAPS Practitioner in the Green Mountains of Vermont. I help families gain back their energy, digestive health, and robust immune systems...using targeted lab testing paired with nutrient dense whole foods. Find out more at

What a feeling…

Tomorrow morning we hit the road for Vermont! Emotions are riding high, especially amongst the micro-homo-sapiens in the family.  If I remember I’ll snap a picture or two of our “caravan”. We move forward into the future…both laying down and … Continue reading

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Last night was our last in the Silver Spud, marking a year of living unconventionally in the Airstream. Wow! We are settled into a house on Sylvan Lake, IN for three weeks while Nate finishes his building project. It’s crazy … Continue reading

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Yellowstone to the Great Lakes-Update Part I

It has been over two months since I updated. Yikes! But life has been full and happy and changing again. I will recap in two parts with Part II to follow in a few days. Part I After leaving the Nasvik’s … Continue reading

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From California to Wyoming, with Love

In the last three weeks we have been in five new states…with an extra country thrown in for good measure. Tripping state to state and kindling sparks of friendship…here are some people and places I’d like to show you. Last … Continue reading

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Chaffin Family Orchards

Three wonderful weeks at Chaffin Family Orchards in Oroville, CA have come to a close. After over 2 months in California we are now exploring the wild coasts and farmlands of Oregon. Chaffin Family Orchards, just to recap, is a … Continue reading

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If this is medicine, can I overdose?

Three times a day I give our six family members a dose of our “medicine”… We have now been on the GAPS healing foods protocol for over a month. Feeling awesome. Here are a few scenes from our Airstream kitchen. If … Continue reading

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California-Travels, Thoughts and New Ventures

Dear Readers, So I left you quite some weeks ago in Dixon Lake, CA. Since then we have criss-crossed the center of California – Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Madera, Fresno… Hearst Castle on the central coast was also … Continue reading

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